Elymnias malelas Hewitson, 1863 – Spotted Palmfly
Subspecies in India:
(1) Elymnias malelas malelas Hewitson, 1863 – Bengal Spotted Palmfly
(2) Elymnias malelas nilamba Fruhstorfer, 1911 – West Himalayan Spotted Palmfly
The subspecies nilamba is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
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Anonymous. 2019. Elymnias malelas Hewitson, 1863 – Spotted Palmfly. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.